Tuesday, August 21, 2012

August 2012 Meeting and Show & Tell

Challenge & Birthday Celebration
You are cordially invited:
The Linus Connection's Annual Challenge and Birthday Celebration 
Saturday October 20, 2012
9 - 11:30 am

If you are a recipient facility, look for a pink Save The Date card (above) to come with your blankets during August and September. All facilities are invited, as well as volunteers and donors! Come see our volunteers' awesome Challenge blankets, have some yummy treats and have a chance to win fun door prizes!

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Upcoming Work Days

The Stitching Studio
12411 Hymeadow Dr.
Bldg 3, Suit C
Austin, TX 78750
September 22, 2012
9 am - 4pm

Join us at The Stitching Studio for a Linus Work/Sewing Day! We'll be sewing tops and binding, cutting kits, ironing, having finish-your-quilt demos and having a great time with our fellow Linus volunteers! 
Quilters, bring your sewing machine and notions. Ironing stations and design walls are provided.
Knitters and Crocheters, bring your current Linus blanket.
Drop-in or bring your lunch and stay all day!
Challenge Kits will be available.

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Blanket Specifications
The Linus Connection has worked closely with our Recipient Facilities over the years to come up with guidelines for making the best blankets possible for the children that receive them. Please take a few minutes to read through theBlanket Specifications and print a copy for yourselfBlanket Specifications includes General Blanket Guidelines (sizes, etc.), Quilts, Quilt Tops, Yarn Blanket, and Fleece Blankets.

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Hobbs UPC Codes

If you are a quilter or know any quilters, please save your Hobbs batting bags or UPC labels and either bring them to the monthly meeting or mail them to us at The Linus Connection, P.O. Box 29491, Austin, Texas 78755. Please also ask any quilting friends you know to do this as well. We really depend on this batting to fulfill our deliveries each month.

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Address Labels
Just a reminder that The Linus Connection has a new address. Please check any paper tie-on labels you might have for the correct address. If they do not show our P.O. Box, you can print out address labels right here to update them. We appreciate your help with this ongoing project!

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August Demo - Tumble Block with an Edge, with Becky

Upcoming Demos:

  • September - Skateboard Quilt with Osie
  • October (no demo - Challenge/Birthday month)
  • November -  TBA

Email us to schedule your demo

Please note that Demo topics are subject to change. Please check the right side menu of our website for the most up-to-date Demo information.

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Show And Tell

Blankets were shown and donated on August 18, 2012. They are not necessarily being shown by the person that made them.

We encourage you to join us at our monthly meeting and participate in Show and Tell at 10 a.m.

Enjoy the larger photos!

The Linus Connection    P.O. Box 29491    Austin, Texas 78755
The Linus Connection is a Federal 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible. 

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